At the Co-op Funeralcare Band North West we pride ourselves on high quality performances. audience satisfaction. working closely with our youth bands.
We are a Championship Section Brass Band based in Crewe, Cheshire, sponsored by Co-op Funeralcare. All our musicians are volunteers. Our musical repertoire is extensive, ranging from the highly technical through popular and modern classics, film and TV music to sublimely traditional and lyrical pieces. We have superb soloists and fabulous music to suit all tastes, and tailor our musical programmes for every occasion and audience.
Please visit our events page for details of upcoming engagements, and if you are interested in hiring the band’s services for Music Festivals, Concerts, Community events, Ceremonies or other special occasions, please Contact Us, giving as much notice and information as possible.
Jef Sparkes has been the band’s Musical Director since 1999, and he is one of only seven Musical Directors since the band was formed in 1942. We are proud to support the Co-op Youth, Junior and Beginner Wind Bands, who share our rehearsal facility and are bringing on the next generation of over 130 young musicians. All the bands perform in fundraising concerts together twice each year.